Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
I dumped my drink in the sink.
That guy's a beast.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Life is like a box of chocolates.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.

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